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Adrian Cook

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An Architectural practice based in the Black Mountains, South Wales. Working on a range of projects - residential, community, historic buildings, and landscape-related.


  • Environmental and low-energy buildings, including Passivhaus

  • New-build, extension, conversion, renovation and conservation

  • Experienced in historic buildings and landscapes, urban settings, traditional materials and rural buildings, Listed Buildings, planning negotiations (including National Park), Conservation Areas 

  • Oak frame, working closely with an expert oak-framer

Committed to environmental and energy-conscious design and low-energy buildings including Passivhaus. Member of the AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building). 

Working closely with a well-established network of expert Consultants and Contractors, including: Planning, Passivhaus, Structural Engineering, Building Services, Ecology, Archaeology, Surveying, Arboricultural, Timber and Oak Framing, Stonemasonry, Lime, General Contracting.


Studied Architecture at Cambridge University and Landscape/Garden Conservation at the Architectural Association in London.

Previous work includes:

  • Chiswick House & Gardens - a central role in a major Restoration Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2002-2007;

  • Design Tutor / Lecturer - at Universities of Cardiff, Bath & Kingston, 2000-2014;

  • 'Adrian Cook - Architect' - self-employed, 1999-2002;

  • Evans & Shalev Architects, London - Project Architect, 1995-2000;

  • Architectural Practices in London, San Francisco and Stuttgart 1989-1995

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